Ireland - Bus drivers’ unions agree on pay cuts - May 31, 2017

Staff in Bus Éireann represented by the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) voted to accept Labour Court recommendations which include 10 per cent pay cuts for anyone on €60,000 or more and the closure of a maintenance garage in Dundalk. This decision ends the dispute which brought services at the State-owned transport company to a standstill for three weeks in March and April 2017. Workers at the company who are represented by the trade unions Siptu and Unite have already accepted the Labour Court recommendation.

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